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38 Stunning Ways to Wear Bantu Knots

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11. Bantu Knots + Shaved Sides

Bantu Knots and Shaved Sides

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This colorful and stylish look will definitely turn heads! Bantu knots are an easy way to update your current mohawk, and make it even more edgy. Don’t be afraid of being different!

12. Red Braided Bantu Knots

Red Braided Bantu Knots

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How amazing is this braided style? Start by parting your hair into sections. Detangle the first section, apply moisture butter and coconut oil, then braid it.  Twist the braid into a knot and secure with a hair elastic. Yes, it’s that simple!

13. Bantu Knots on Short Hair

Bantu Knots for Short Hair

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Here’s another gorgeous lady showing us how amazing bantu knots look on a short hair. The best part about the look? Once you unravel them, you will have a head of beautiful, small curls.

14. Box Braids into Bantu Knots

Box Braids into Bantu Knots

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Box braids can be styled in a number of ways, and bantu knots are one of them. This look s definitely one to try! The downside of big bantu knots: painful and restless sleep.

15. Simple Style

This look will get people talking, that’s for sure! Bantu knots are an easy way to style (and protect) your natural hair without using any heat.

16. Cute Braided Style

Cute Braided Style with Bantu Knots

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Bantu knot style is a must-try for all African American women. The look can be worn to work, party, or even out on a date.

17. Perfect Summer Style

Big bantu knots, like these pictured above, become possible with the help of hair extensions. Since face jewelry is now a thing, make sure to finish the look with a septum ring or glue-on decorations. The jewelry goes pretty well with the bantu knots, right?

18. Braids Into Bantu Knots

We’re obsessed with this look! To recreate it, separate the braids into smaller sections. Then take the first section, twist the braids together and form a knot. Secure with a hair elastic or bobby pins.

19. Colorful Style

Purple Bantu Knots

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Wild hair colors are having a moment right now, so we had to include this bright look. After a few days, these knots will transform her locks into the most beautiful, bouncy curls.

20. Sisterlocks + Bantu Knots

Style your sisterlocks into a cute updo using the bantu knot method. Perfect look to show off your new earrings.

21. Easy Protective Style

Easy Protective Style with Bantu Knots

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“If you can’t handle me at my Bantu knot, then you don’t deserve me at my twist out.”

22. Twists into Bantu Knots

Twists into Bantu Knots

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Step 1: Start by sectioning off your natural hair.

Step 2: Grab one section, detangle and apply a coconut oil to moisture.

Step 3: Divide the section into two and start the two-strand twist. Once you can’t go down any further, twist the strand until it forms a mini knot.

Step 4: Repeat the steps on other sections.

23. Braided Style

Braided Style Bantu Knots

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Step 1: Start by sectioning off your natural hair.

Step 2: Grab one section, detangle and apply a coconut oil to moisture.

Step 3: Divide the section into three and braid a French braid. Once you can’t go down any further, twist the braid until it forms a mini knot.

Step 4: Repeat the steps on other sections.

24. Rihanna’s Bantu Knots

Rihanna is known for her unique style, so we weren’t too surprised when she rocked the bantu knot look at the iHeart Radio Music Awards. The singer paired her cool updo with dark green lipstick and sparkly hoop earrings.

25. Small Purple Bantu Knots

Small Purple Bantu Knots

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Match your hair with your lipstick to stand out from the crowd.

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4 Comments

  1. Alicia Muse

    November 1, 2015 at 7:16 pm

    This is the best site for females.

  2. Prof

    February 14, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    Thank you for the great post. Bantu knots are so exotic and flexible as they are always eye catching and refined. Be bold ladies and experiment with this simple style.

  3. Anonymous

    December 5, 2018 at 5:54 am

    I have done my hair almost like the Bantu knots but I did my hair like mini buns. More twirling my hair in sections, instead of the two strand twist then into the bun. But it is fun and also relaxes my nerves. Easy to do it at home

  4. Anonymous

    July 23, 2019 at 3:58 pm

    I would love to try this but I have short hair and it’s very dry and frizzy can I still achieve this hairstyle

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